Verizon Communications IncVZ:NYQ

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Consensus recommendation

As of Apr 18, 2014, the consensus forecast amongst 41 polled investment analysts covering Verizon Communications Inc. advises that the company will outperform the market. This has been the consensus forecast since the sentiment of investment analysts improved on Sep 18, 2012. The previous consensus forecast advised investors to hold their position in Verizon Communications Inc..

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Share price forecast

The 22 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Verizon Communications Inc. have a median target of 55.00, with a high estimate of 59.00 and a low estimate of 46.00. The median estimate represents a 15.96% increase from the last price of 47.43. View Full Financials

High+24.4 %59.00
Med+16.0 %55.00
Low-3.0 %46.00


In 2013, Verizon Communications Inc reported a dividend of 2.08 USD, which represents a 2.98% increase over last year. The 16 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 2.14 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 3.13%. View Full Financials

Div growth (TTM)+2.98%
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Earnings history & estimates

On Jan 21, 2014, Verizon Communications Inc. reported 4th quarter 2013 earnings of 0.66 per share. This result was in line with the consensus of the 20 analysts following the company and exceeded last year's 4th quarter results by 46.67%.
The next earnings announcement is expected on Apr 24, 2014. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+12.41%

Verizon Communications Inc. reported annual 2013 earnings of 2.84 per share on Jan 21, 2014. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+4.93%
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Verizon Communications Inc. had 4th quarter 2013 revenues of 31.0650bn. This bettered the 31.0214bn consensus of the 24 analysts covering the company. This was 2.60% above the prior year's 4th quarter results. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+0.85%

Verizon Communications Inc. had revenues for the full year 2013 of 120.5500bn. This was 4.06% above the prior year's results. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+2.86%
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